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Effect of substituting milfoil, St. Johnswort and lovage for antibiotics on chicken performance and meat quality



Effect of substituting milfoil, St. Johnswort and lovage for antibiotics on chicken performance and meat quality



Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences 2(4): 189-195



Astra B broilers in 5 groups of 200 each, were fed on starter diets from 1 day to 2 weeks old, grower diets from 3 to 7 weeks old and finisher diets from 7 to 9 weeks old. Diets were of equal protein value and based on maize, wheat, soyabean oilmeal, meat-and-bone meal and mineral-and-vitamin supplements. Control group 1 were given avoparcin 7 mg/kg in starter and grower diets. Group 2 were given avoparcin in starter diet and 3% milfoil (Achillea millefolium) in the grower diet.

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